~ 700hp Turbo Saab, 312kmh (194mph)
Extreme turbo Saab + 300 kmh
Many viewers have misunderstood this video, so I explain it a little:
-Speed at finish line (1mile/1609m) is measured. Time is not measured.
-First Saab does 1st and 2nd gear with ~half throttle. Second Saab has
limited Boost for 1st and 2nd gear.
- three extra seconds between 0-100kmh typically means ~30meters wasted.
But three extra seconds used in speeds close to 300kmh, means almost
Here is equally powerful RWD cars (if not even more HP's) These RWD's are a
lot faster between 0-150kmh, but
these Saabs are faster from
150kmh-300kmh. You get the point when you compare speeds at finish line.
-A Saab 9-5 driver pushes a little too much throttle @3rd gear and looses
traction. He lifts a throttle and pushes it back, but too much again and
then he gears up 4th, a bit earlier than planned. (optimal is@205kmh).
Earlier that summer I broke one gearbox when pushing too hard on 3rd gear.
With new gearbox and at later event, I drove very gently on first three
gears to avoid breaking it again. I pushed WOT for the first time on 4th
gear @ 190kmh. You can hear it clearly on following video. Engine tone
changes totally around 200kmh. Incar video is from 299kmh pull (at 1 mile
race) Something happened to camera during the run. So I didn't get any
incar video from a 305kmh pull. To see that run from the start line, please
see my other videos.
Here is incar video until camera dies. Start is @1min.
9.3 VIGGEN No.: 9/30 2700Km! AbbottRacing ON SALE
My 2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen limited series no.9 of 30
The engine is fully built with forged internals.
ABBOTT RACING: intake pipe, delivery pipe, Dump Valve, Hybrid TD04 turbochargher with ceramic bearings, 3''
stainless steel Exhaust with racecat
(excluding the final silencer), Koni suspensions with specific Abbott
springs, cams,ECU, modified and relocated intake pipe.
ENGINE: Fully built from a 2005 250hp B235R, Wossner forged pistons
(coated), H beam forged rods, special bearing and bushings, balanced and
calibrated pistons-rods-stroker, reinforced headbolts, metallic gaskets,
plasma coated block.
New waterpump, pulley and belt tensioner, upgraded power steering,
reinforced engine/transmission mounts.
Upgraded clutch wit a carboceramic, new flywheel, upgraded and reinforced
The car have a GPS with Traffic Service, GSM/GPRS/WAP, with a Becker Online
Pro, Kef&Kenwood hi.hend speakers.
AEM UEGO AFR LAMBDA READER, turbo gauge,
All sensors, solenoids etc. has ben changed when the work was done (May
about 20k euros in work and components ONLY !
New black Viggen project
Tuning the new beast from scratch on the superflow @ Taliaferro
At this point on , pump gas, low rev limit and low Boost. Over 350whp on just 10psi. Once we
get some miles on it ;)
GTX3076, Big cams, CNC head, custom GS manifolds, High compression,
Standalone and AIM logger with Dashboard.. More on that later.
So thankful we get to build customer cars like this with such a great crew
Here at Taliaferro in Springfield MO!
Yes, You Can Build a Sick Vintage Rally Car - AFTER/DRIVE
Ever wanted to go back in time, when screaming two-stroke Saabs were the
kings of rally? Find out how you can, with Bruce Turk, Saab jedi-master and
vintage rally dude.
On the car's specs Bruce adds: "It now has a 850cc three cylinder two
stroke motor that started life as a 750cc but the block was bored out to
850cc. It has Monte Carlo 850 pistons, a GT 750 crank shaft, a dual Solex
"Super kit Carb, lightened flywheel, heavy duty clutch (extra springs
added) fully ported intake and Exhaust
ports to rally spec II specifications and a Spec II rally 4 speed Saab gear
box which is very rare I might add... Oh, estimated HP is 60 BHP"
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